Category: Limbo

Dear Chump Lady, He keeps calling me “Babe”

Dear Chump Lady, I told my husband I want a divorce today and stupidly gave him some criteria about what I’d need him to do …

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Dear Chump Lady, I want out, but I can’t afford it

Dear Chump Lady, I have been working at this marriage for 34 years to someone with a supposed sexual addiction. This included exhibitionism, one-night stands, …

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“Does divorcing her make me the Bad Guy?”

Dear Chump Lady, I’m a chump guy here. Trying to make sense of how drastically my life and marriage has changed over the last several …

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Dear Chump Lady, What if there was no sex?

Hi Chump Lady, What would you do if your husband did the following behaviors in an 11 year marriage (two early elementary kids)? He says …

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Dear Chump Lady, Is this a unicorn?

Dear Chump Lady: I potentially have that mythical unicorn in my life. It shares its body with the original transformer that sadly still becomes my …

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Dear Chump Lady, He wants me back

Hi Chump Lady, Thanks in large part to a daily diet of your advice, things have gotten pretty good for me recently. I’m almost at …

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“What do I tell my crying children?”

Dear Chump Lady I have been reading your site for weeks now after discovering (after several years of suspicion) that I am an enormous chump …

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Living with Uncertainty After Infidelity

I remember once upon a time when my life was going to Hell, a friend wrote me a cheer up email and ended it with …

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Are Cheaters Timid Forest Creatures?

After you’ve been cheated on, you’d think it’s a pretty simple decision tree — reconcile or divorce. Choose divorce, it doesn’t matter if your cheater …

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The Perils of Flunking No Contact

There’s nothing sadder than watching a chump pick up the hopium habit again. I can sit here on the sidelines and frantically wave my arms …

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Dear Chump Lady, Better the Cheater I know, right?

Dear Chump Lady, I’ve been binging on Reconciliation Industrial Complex material for the last 3+ months, partially coming to my senses about my reality. My …

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Your Days on the Marriage Police Force?

I was once approached online by a nice man Trevor, who sent a complimentary email introducing himself and his website, thinking we had much in …

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Dear Chump Lady, Why can’t I pull the trigger on the divorce?

Dear Chump Lady, Please get my head out of the sand. The love of my life (met at 25, married at 30, about to be …

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Dear Chump Lady, My husband wants to date

Dear Chump Lady, Am I being unreasonable for having a problem with my husband’s ongoing relationship with a woman he tried unsuccessfully to seduce? One …

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Dear Chump Lady, What if I leave and he really loves me?

Dear Chump Lady, I am unofficially in purgatory. I have been 22 months in wreckonciliation with my cheating husband who cheated with an ex coworker …

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What Got You Unstuck?

For today’s Friday challenge, I’m wondering about the long-suffering chumps out there and your hopium habits — what got you unstuck? I have some sympathy …

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Dear Chump Lady, He won’t stop texting the OW in front of me

Dear Chump Lady, I am a relatively new chump. My soon-to-be-ex had what he claims was an “emotional affair” in 2011. I haven’t ever really …

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Dear Chump Lady, I don’t think my cheater is like the other cheaters…

Hi Chump Lady, I am having a terrible time trying to make my cheater fit into the disordered, mindfuck, etc. category everyone talks about here. …

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Dear Chump Lady. My husband cheated. My mother is disappointed in US.

Dear Chump Lady, I am about to embark on a separation, which most of the time I feel is leading to divorce (I live in …

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Dear Chump Lady, My husband wants to date

Dear Chump Lady, Am I being unreasonable for having a problem with my husband’s ongoing relationship with a woman he tried unsuccessfully to seduce? One …

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